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other SplitCoast members' galleries 100 71.94%
SplitCoast Fan Club gallery 17 12.23%
My demo/angel/repís blog or website 2 1.44%
Other stampersí blogs (someone I havenít bought stamps from) 71 51.08%
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Old 12-29-2009, 07:05 AM   #1
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Default Where do you get your inspiration online?

Where do you enjoy getting stamping inspiration online?

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Old 12-29-2009, 07:16 AM   #2
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I picked the first one. I have a long, long list of specific SCS members' galleries whose links I've saved directly to my browser's favorites. What about you Holly?
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Here is the first place I always go for inspiration. Only after I've exhausted all resources here do I branch out.
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SCS is the main place I get inspiration but I have 3-4 other web sites bookmarked which I check daily also but SCS is always the first place I check.

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Oh wow, from so many places! I love looking through other people's blogs and websites. The gallery here is amazing. I look a lot at magazines and books, as well as card making catalogs. I'd say my inspiration is 50/50 online and my crafting library.

Great question Holly!
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I picked the SCS gallery because it just rocks!
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I would say my go to place is the SCS gallery. There are also about 4 blogs I check daily. I also check the gallery at PTI's website, but not too often. I used to have a favorites list with lots and lots of blogs but got rid of it for the 4 blogs that were mostly my style of stamping.
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Old 12-29-2009, 12:17 PM   #8
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SCS gallery for me too.
There are a couple of blogs that I follow but for the most part I'd prefer not just look at the craft and not go through the non craft related posts.
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:38 PM   #9
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I have so many blogs in my Google reader that I get most of my inspiration from there!
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SCS gallery for me too.
There are a couple of blogs that I follow but for the most part I'd prefer not just look at the craft and not go through the non craft related posts.


'scuse the typo .. "I'd prefer TO just look at the craft"
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I go through the challenges here, then to the gallery.
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SCS is the bomb. Where can you find more inspiration? There was a time that I bought those rags with samples, but I quickly figured out they were a waste of my money. I do subscribe to a few blogs for inspiration, but those stampers usually have a gallery here, too. It is nice to see the "how to" sometimes, though

I love me some SCS!
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Mainly SCS. I didn't become a serious stamper till I discovered SCS!
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I look at the clean and simple favorites every Sunday to see all the great cards I've missed.
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I have a pretty long blogroll and am always looking for more blogs to read that appeal to my style.

I of course, always cruise galleries here and am grateful to LateBlossom and Smitty for picking out the lovelies I have missed throughout the week.

I am a magazine addict. I have a subcription to Cards and Papercrafts.
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I always go to the SCS gallery first. If I'm looking for inspiration with a particular stamp set I usually find something that catches my eye. Everyone here is so talented.
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All of the above!! LOL I spend the first part of my day, over a cup of tea, on SCS checking out the challenge, though. So many talented crafters. My husband accuses me of spending more time looking than actually stamping and creating!! He may be right!
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Boy, Holly...I don't think I could make a list... The SCS gallery is probably the most used, because I can either just browse or focus in on a search for something specific... SUO, or a particular SU set or other company set; go back through my favorites gallery to revisit projects, etc. I stop regularly at a few blogs such as Nichole Heady's and DebbieDesigns. Of course Michelle Zindorf's, lol! Paper Trufflez obviously...see? The list goes on, lol. Thank goodness....
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SCS Gallery for sure, but I also LOVE Blog hopping!
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Everything in nature inspires me! Check out the scenery at Webshots!

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SCS gallery for me! I don't always have time to regularly check the many blogs in my blogroll. I have a humongous favorites gallery to use for inspiration, as well as doing challenges.
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For everyday, I like the gallery at Stampin' Addicts. It's not as enormous as the one here, but the samples are totally blow-you-away quality. My stuff looks like a first grader made it compared to the ladies there!!

But it's easier to get a grip with a smaller gallery. The volume here is both a plus and a minus... There's just so much to wade through.

When I'm looking for a past set, definitely here. This resource is really something.

I rarely go to other blogs--too busy on my own. There are some incredible ones out there, but I get overwhelmed if I see too many ideas at once. Better to hit and run--grab a quick idea, leave a comment, and go try to make it.
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I used to go to the Stampin' Up! catalogs for inspiration....that is, until I discovered SCS. I hardly even look at my old cattys anymore.

This site is the only thing I need. There is such a wealth of inspiration here...what would I do without it?!!!
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Usually here ... or the resources for demos on the SU! website.
I enjoy the Fan Club ... but I can't usually achieve that kind of level, so I look and enjoy there ... kind of like looking at magazines of homes that I can't afford!

There are a few blogs that I check out, but not a lot.
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Mostly it's blogs for me. I read several hundred in my Google Reader. (I know it's too many but I am totally addicted to them, thank you bloggers!!!)

Then the CAS cards here I try to keep up with, they all rock.

And finally the SU gallery of any stamp set I have or am considering.

When all that is done if I have more browsing time I randomly jump around in the galleries here.
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Mostly SCS.... There are several blogs I follow but since I don't currently have internet at my house I don't get to check in on those very often.
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wow, 118 votes! Anyone else want to chime in?
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I love techniques, so I like to check out the tutorials and then go play. It goes without saying that the galleries here, (reg and DD) are a great source of inspiration. I occasionly ck out blogs and rarely other sites.
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Besides my daily visits to SCS.....I get inspriration from catalogs...and, magazines...sometimes advertisements get me going...with the colors or the latest style of artwork....I went to a couple of craft fairs recently and bought a few cards....mostly because I admired the beautiful work the demonstrator did......
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I also check here first. Usually that's all I need. However, I do follow many blogs, and occasionally I see something I just have to try. I also get a lot of inspiration from certain publications, and stamp specific websites/blogs (Gina K., Papertrey/Nicole's blog etc.) I get it wherever I can find it, and sometimes it has nothing to do with stamping at all!
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